Applications in the Service Oriented Cloud should be architected to take advantage of Cloud characteristics. They should be:
Properly architected components and services will enable portability between Clouds, and business systems that are highly responsive to business change. In contrast migrating conventionally designed, monolithic applications to the Cloud will result in potentially insecure, inflexible business support.
In consequence, for most organizations, very few existing applications will be capable of migration to the Service Oriented Cloud without modernization.
Everware-CBDI has demonstrated agile approaches to modernization that break with conventional legacy transformation. Application modernization can be low risk, delivering smaller units of functionality on an evolutionary basis. Everware-CBDI consulting application modernization offerings include: